• Short Summary

    IMMEDIATELY AFTER HIS INSTALLATION AS KENYAN PRESIDENT AND COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF FOR A SECOND FIVE-YEAR TERM, PRESIDENT KENYATTA, HELD A STATE INVESTITURE YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) AT STATE HOUSE, NAIROBI.

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    IMMEDIATELY AFTER HIS INSTALLATION AS KENYAN PRESIDENT AND COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF FOR A SECOND FIVE-YEAR TERM, PRESIDENT KENYATTA, HELD A STATE INVESTITURE YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) AT STATE HOUSE, NAIROBI.

    DECORATIONS WERE PRESENTED TO SEVERAL OF THE MINISTERS IN THE NEW GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCED BY PRESIDENT KENYATTA LAST MONTH. AMONG THEM WAS THE VICE-PRESIDENT AND HOME AFFAIRS MINISTERS, MR. DANIEL ARAP MOI.

    OTHER AWARDS WENT TO CIVILIANS AND MEMBERS OFKENYA'S ARMED FORCES AND POLICE.

    ONE ESPECIALLY PLEASANT TASK FOR THE PRESIDENT WAS TO PRESENT AN AWARD TO HIS DAUGHTER, MARGARET KENYATTA, FOR HER WORK SPEARHEADING THE PARTICIPATION OF KENYAN WOMEN IN POLITICS. SHE WAS MADE A CHIEF OF THE ORDER OF THE BURNING SPEAR.

    A LARGE CROWD WATCHED THE COLOURFUL CEREMONY, WHICH FOLLOWED A LARGE-SCALE PARADE MARKING PRESIDENT KENYATTA'S INSTALLATION AS HEAD OF STATE AND THE SWEARING IN OF THE NEW CABINET.

    TO ENSURE NATIONAL PARTICIPATION IN THE CELEBRATIONS, THE KENYAN GOVERNMENT DECLARED THAT THE DAY WOULD BE A PUBLIC HOLIDAY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8ZNGA0S20UN2CIVO8VSMXCSOA
    Media URN:
    VLVA8ZNGA0S20UN2CIVO8VSMXCSOA
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/01/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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